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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
transportations off a 30 foot high platform. flutag means flying day in german. the first u.s. event happened in san francisco 10 years ago. and i would have to say it's another one of those situations where people with too much time on their hands. i don't know. >> build something, and dump it in the water. what better way to spend a weekend. >> yeah, yeah. >>> good to see you ms. m. how are you? >> yeah. we're glad you're back this weekend. >> it's chilly around the bay area. we have frost advisories posted. let's go out and see exactly what's happening. temperatures diving down so that the national weather service at 3 in the morning said well, let's post a frost advisory. first of the season, the north bay is mostly susceptible to this. it's only posted through 8:00, but these are the coolest temperatures of the day. an hour after sunrise you can get the coldest temperatures of the day. at the moment we're ranging between 29 and 34 in the north bay. so protect your plants and pets and mother-in-law and all that stuff. right now, numbers around the bay area, 40 degrees at concord,
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
latest. >> reporter: ordering a pentagon investigation of one of the nation's highest profile u.s. military officials. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the investigation involving his predecessor. secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned the case over to department of defense investigators. the senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petreaus' resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister like i said, she is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: kelley went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. monday night investigators searched broadwell's home. agents didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes and a computer. general
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 1:35am PST
generous giveaway. >>> tens of thousands of u.s. troops found ways to celebrate thanksgiving half a world away. >> the cbs reporter monica shows us how soldiers in afghanistan got into the spirit of this holiday. >> for afghanistan! >> happy thanksgiving! >> reporter: the game of thanksgiving football brought soldiers in afghanistan a little closer to home. team usa challenged the native coalition partners on a military base in kabul. >> it's a great opportunity to take a break from the work and have some fun, get some exercise and to enjoy this wonderful day. >> reporter: nearly 66,000 american troops remain in afghanistan. for many, it may be the last holiday away from their families, as the u.s. winds down the war. troops were given a chance to send messages to their loved ones. >> i'm here in kabul, afghanistan. i'd like to say to my girl back in holiday. >> i really miss you guys! >> i will see you in the springtime! >> reporter: president obama sent his own greeting to u.s. forces from the white house. >> to all our service members. it is my honor to be your commander in chief. from
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
military officials in the u.s. takes center stage on capitol hill today. susan mcginnis joins us from washington where lawmakers are now demanding answers. >> reporter: they are. hey, michelle. yeah, the list of questions including who knew what and why, why wasn't congress told sooner and was national security compromised? the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus and is now enveloping another top u.s. general moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morrell about the events that led to david petraeus' resignation as head of the spy agency. petreaus left the job when news of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any indication that -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: tampa social ice jill kelley initiated the fbi investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation after receiving threatening e-mails linked to broadwell. kelly is connected to another general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at mor
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
the u.s. military. >> how to prevent your holiday gifts from ending up in the hands of thieves. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. u-n ambassador susan rice confronts some of her top critics on capitol hill. and leaves >>> if you don't know what happened just say you don't know. >> u.n. ambassador susan rice confronts critics on clip and leaves them more agitated than ever. rice upset lawmakers with her initial take on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. today she tried to clear things up. cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us didn't seem to work. >> reporter: some gop lawmakers are still not satisfied with u.n. ambassador susan
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. everybody in the 50s within an hour or so. concord at 60. downtown san francisco 62 with the u.s. mint. san jose 60 and santa rosa 56 degrees. radar is clear but we have had snow already in the sierra and get ready for many ski resorts to open. here is video. happy skiers, happy ski resorts. north star, heavenly, opening for good tomorrow. kirkwood, squaw valley opening for good on friday. and just about every resort will be open in time for thanksgiving because of the snow that we have already received in the mountains. a lot more snow to come. today we were right on the northern fringe of a high pressure dome. we know this because you can see the cloud shield and look at it just basically splitting the bay area in half. in marin county you were mainly cloudy but in the south bay mostly sunny skies. here is the setup. high pressure is moving out and we get a southerly flow tomorrow before a storm moves in. we call that the warm before the storm. and tomorrow it will be warm. many in the 70s. and then the storm gets here in the form of cloud cover on thursday and when it starts r
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
decision for the company to make but they did file a motion with the u.s. bankruptcy court to liquidate its assets so the store right here could be one of the last. we could see stores close as early as tuesday is what i'm told. the iconic bakery says they came to the decision after one of its largest unions started a nationwide strike that crippled operations. hostess closed three plants earlier this week and threatened employees they would shut down if they didn't go back to work. workers ignored the threat and now 18,000 workers will be out of a job. >> cupcakes and twinkies and the bread, they made good quality stuff, good quality products. we hate to see it come to an end but enough's enough. >> reporter: the union rejected the contract offer from hostess in september. workers say the company stopped paying their pension and they wanted paycuts of almost 25% so they said it was just too much but again, a company said they couldn't keep up with the strikes and workers not going back to work. he noted all baking at all facilities has ceased so there's no more production of any of the
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
that's popular in europe is having a lot of trouble getting on store shelves here in the u.s. >> that's apparently because of what the breast milk baby does. children playing with the doll, they put on a halter that contains sensors so when the doll gets near those sensors, it starts making suckling noises like it's breast- feeding. critics say the dog is too sexualized for america. >> controversy stems from when there was a cultural shift in the 1950s to bottle-feeding as the paradigm. and at that time, breasts were also simultaneously sexualized. suddenly breasts became sexual instead of knew traive. >> the company from spain tried unsuccessfully last year to get the doll into mainstream storms so it's trying again. what do you think about the breast mil baby doll? comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com i predict we get a lot of comments on this one. >> it is a bit of a controversy. big in europe? we'll see what happens here. >>> 5:20. another award for the as. >> why nestle is voluntarily recalling some of its nesquik chocolate powder. >> and what
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm PST
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
' questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> general petraeus's briefing was comprehensive. i think it was in -- added to our ability to make judgments about what is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> reporter: petraeus told lawmakers he believed all along terrorists carried out the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> the original talking points prepared by the cia were different from the ones that were finally put out. >> reporter: lawmakers are trying to sort out what the obama administration knew and understand why five days after the attack, u.n. ambassador susan rice was talking about a spontaneous protest. democrats who listened to petraeus testify were quick to defend rice. >> she used the unclassified talking points that were signed off on by the entire intelligence community. so criticisms of her are completely unwarranted. >> reporter: in both hearings friday, petraeus addressed his resignation because of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. lawmakers said the former cia director ap
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
billion at stores across the u.s. yesterday, and that's down 2% from last year. of course, black friday is centered largely around the nation's big businesses. >> we got the champion, small business. small businesses. >> governor romney talks about small businesses, small businesses, small businesses. >> we hear a lot about small businesses, especially during presidential campaigns. and today, president obama did his part by hitting an independent bookstore in virginia. >>> the truth is, though, small businesses need a lot more attention than just one day a year, but on this day, the mom- and-pop stores will take all the attention they can get. here's more on the big small saturday. >> reporter: if things went as well this year for many small businesses as they did last year, well, then, small businesses did okay. of course, that's the idea between small business saturday. between black friday which this year got a head start with thanksgiving sales and before cyber monday comes still another campaign. small business saturday. why? >> it means a lot, because these days we get lost in th
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
becoming a concept of the past. in fact, robots are now being credited for keeping jobs in the u.s. >> what robots are able to do is they're i believe -- they're able to make companies more competitive. so we've seen that companies have stopped moving manufacturing overseas and some companies are starting to bring that back. >> reporter: john is the ceo of the silicon valley based company adept. here they're building bots that work with and can move around people. others don't mingle in the hallway as much but people still run them, so man and machine both have a job. >> it's really not replacing jobs. it's really placing employees to a higher skill set and more technical jobs. >> reporter: at earth bound farms, they put five of these robots to work at the cost of nearly a million. they say they haven't laid off a single worker. it still takes a lot of human labor to package the salad, but now the bots do the most repetitive and laborious part. >> reporter: the company is betting they'll be able to program the robots to improve, leading to lower prices and improved employee benefit
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 1:35am PST
house. >>> tonight the u.s. military is taking disciplinary action against a group of elite navy seal's because of what the men did for a bay area company. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers shows us the video game that may reveal government secrets. >> reporter: they call it medal of honor war fighter. a war video game so life-like that its creators, redwood city based electronic arts, consulted with current members of the navy's storied seal team, including the men who may have helped take down osama bin laden. now seven seal's have been reprimanded, their pay partially forfeited, for leaking classified military secrets. the game does not re-create the bin laden raid and it's unclear what information the seal's shared. the navy is not discussing the breach but says the seal's have been punished for misconduct. quote, we do not tolerate deviations from the policies that governor who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. since the raid that brought down bin laden, the seal's team has become a source of intrigue. other seal's are starring in a hollywood movie, act
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
promotion on hold for the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on the story that is getting more complex by the day. >> reporter: the pentagon is investigating general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, in connection with the scandal that took down cia director david petraeus. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: the fbi gave the pentagon more than 20,000 pages of e-mail communications between general allen and sociality jill kelley. kelley went to the fbi with the anonymous threatening e-mails. agents traced those to paula broadwell and uncovered her affair with petraeus. one defense official described the e-mails between general allen and kelley as flirtatious. another official tells cbs news, some of the e-mails were more than sexy exchanges and may have crossed the line. general allen said he did nothing wrong but for now the capitol hill hearings on his promotion are delayed. >> at request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold the promotion. >> general allen and petraeus wrote
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
that was pulled from the waters in the san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the man's body near fort baker about 8:00 yesterday morning. there is no information yet on the cause of the man's death. >>> a vigil will mark the 24th anniversary of a girl's disappearance here in the east bay. michaela garecht was 9 years old when she was kidnapped from in front of a store on mission boulevard in hayward in 1988. a bone fragment found earlier this year is now being tested to see if it came from the missing girl. >>> right now, a new attack on a gaza city high-rise. these are live pictures from gaza where you can see smoke coming from a building. witnesses say an israeli air strike has hit a building that houses a number of local and foreign news organizations. you can still see smoke in the air there. israel has been attack the region from the air. retaliation for months of rocket attacks coming gaza. >>> 94 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel, three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by the ham
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
. the man is believed to have slipped on a steep slope and fallen into the quarry. >>> this morning, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says a bus bombing today in tel aviv, israel, is a terrorist attack. at least 10 people are injured. here are the latest numbers in the current conflict between israel and the palestinian militant group hamas. five people in israel have been killed by rocket fire launched from the gaza strip. in gaza, the death toll is more than 130 since israel started bombing last week. here's susan mcginnis with more. >>> reporter: a bomb destroyed a bus in tel aviv, israel, wednesday. the blast blew out the windows and wounded at least 10 people. investigators don't yet know if the bombing is connected to the battle being waged in the gaza strip. hamas and israel continue their aerial assault on each other. hamas has launched more than 200 rockets in the past 24 hours and israel bombed dozens of targets overnight. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> reporter: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton tuesday night.
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
. next, a political insider on fashion sense and common sense on this black friday. >> and the u.s. postal service taking a cue from online retailers. the urban destination that's taking same-day delivery on test drive. >> and the market is open for an abbreviated session today. let's take a quick look at the numbers here. so far, so good. coming up an update from jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. ,, get 36 months interest-free financing through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train, and save $400, $500, up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. plus, free same day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save. but mattress price wars ends sunday, thanksgiving weekend, at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has b
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
diplomatic efforts by the u.s. and egypt to make it happen. cbs reporter danielle nottingham live at the white house with the terms of the truce. danielle. >>> reporter: after a bus explosion in tel aviv today, from were fears a deal didn't break down but hamas didn't claim responsibility for the attack. cheers and celebratory gunfire echoed through the streets of gaza city wednesday that just hours before were rocked by artillery fire. after eight days of fighting, israel and hamas agreed to a cease-fire. secretary of state hillary clinton announced the truce with egypt's foreign minister. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease- fire in gaza. for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end, a broader calm returned. >> reporter: under the terms of the deal, hamas will stop firing rockets into israel which have killed five israelis. and israel will stop its air strikes on gaza that have killed more than 160 palestinians. the cease-fire was thrown into question earlier in the day when a bomb exploded on a bus in tel aviv. 27 people were hurt. no one claimed responsibilit
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Nov 18, 2012 7:30am PST
into source of private data. so, you know, so long as the u.s. government doesn't want to get the u.s. information, people can feel reasonably comfortable that it's not that easy for private individuals to get it, but the government just has to asks google. the isp, the internet service provider, generally complies if they consider it a reasonable request. this has triggered google to look at their policies as well as the other providers. >> so what the situation is i write an e-mail, i own that e- mail. i own the rights of what's in it. in other words, if i give you a script or something like that, that's intellectual property. there's privacy bounds, but if the government wants to come in and say we want to look at his e-mails, they're complying? >> the government has to have a good reason. the holder of the information, google in this instance -- >> who determine what is is a good reason? you don't go in front of a judge and make the call? >> you only go in front of a judge if you have to get a warrant. right now we have a dated sort of scheme of privacy protections in the elec
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
society of the u.s. at ross we found two identical $25 sweaters, a black one and white one with a fur collar trim. >> is this real or fake? >> one salesperson went by the fries. >> if it was real, it would cost in the hundreds. >> another, by the feel. >> real. >> reporter: and finally, we found the label, which stated 100% acrylic with fake trim. >> if the label says fake trim, under the law, that would mean there isn't any animal fur on the product. >> is that what you wanted? >> i'm allergic to the real stuff. >> she's allergic to face fur. >> reporter: but they wouldn't be give according to our expert. it looks like fox fur. >> definitely fur? >> definitely fur. >> reporter: when we went back the assistant manager said she didn't know anything. >> it's labeled fake fur. any idea how that could happen? >> i don't know. you would have to call the number. >> reporter: we did but they never responded. next we went to burlington coat factory in englewood and we saw this $100 jacket. >> my friend is allergic and i want to the make sure it doesn't real fur. is it real or fake? >> >> i th
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
of last year. before that, he led u.s. military forces in both afghanistan and iraq. much more on the petraeus story ahead on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." >>> bay area headlines. this is what's left of a suspect's car after a police chase ended this afternoon. they say the person was driving recklessly through castro valley before crashing into a light pole. the suspects under arrest suffered minor injuries. no one else was hurt. >>> the lights are back on for san francisco residents left in the dark after a lightning strike. pg&e says the lightning damaged five transformers along 24th street about 1:00 in the morning. about 200 people in the noe valley neighborhood were affected by that. >>> tonight, a santa rosa family is asking why someone would shoot their beloved pet. their 17-year-old american warm blood horse was shot and killed in sonoma county's bennett valley area. delta fox was grazing sunday morning on the outskirts of the 14-acre sonoma county ranch with two other horses. then the owners say the three came runningback to their stalls where they discovered an
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Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
preparing for a possible crowd of same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses. if the u.s. supreme court announces that it will take up california's gay marriage debate, weddings could become legal within days. the court is due to post a list of cases that it plans to review. if the prop 8 case is on that list it would be decided by next summer. but if the justices opt not to hear it, an appeals court ruling against prop 8 would stand. supporters say if their appeal fails it would go against the wilf california voters. >> if the court denver the appeal and marriages resume that's a huge historic day in california. if the court hears the case, we believe we'll have that huge historic day. it will just take place a little farther down the road next june. >> and keep it here on cbs 5. we'll let you know as soon as there's word from the supreme court. >>> and still ahead as the big storm bears down, are you covered by simply having insurance? it isn't always enough and what you have to do to make sure your claims are paid. >> and a random act of kindness catches the world off guard. now this
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Nov 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
her explanation. she said those were the talking points u.s. intelligence gave her. >> we're going to get to the bottom of thchl we have to have a system we trust. >> senator john mccain said he remains troubled with what she said and what she did not say. she needs the support if chosen to become the next sex tear of state. >>> breaking news of the a san francisco. a fire tore through a home on capitol avenue. fires got it under control. >>> how can you be in two places at the same time? the politician in the hot seat over an expense report. >>> it's an episode he wants to forget. how an actor two trashed his tv show explained himself. >>> the school bus that went up in flames the and the drive who saved a student trapped inside. ,, have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a
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Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
received fakes and real vitamins. multivitamins are the most common dietary supplement in the u.s. a third of adults take them. doctors say taking multivitamins isn't the way to prevent heart disease. >> it's not a substitute for a well balanced diet or regular exercise. >> reporter: thompson says he will keep taking his multivitamin to make sure he gets the vitamins and minerals he needs. he says he eats right and gets plenty of exercise to stay healthy. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >> and last month the same group of researchers reported some benefits with multivitamins. men in the study had an 8% lower risk of cancer. >>> splitting the bill may be more of a pain than you think. a new study suggests the anxiety caused by even simple math problems can actually cause you physical pain. researchers at the university of chicago found people solving tough equations showed the same brain activity linked to the sensation of pain and that brain activity was greater for folks who admitted to having a fear of math. >>> lawrence, were you good at math? >> not bad. record-breakin
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
: and former u.s. attorney anthony brass explains under california law retailers are obligated to honor those deals especially when it comes to black friday. >> what the consumers lost was opportunity. they lost the opportunity to seek deals elsewhere. >> by the time they alerted me, i had missed all of the black friday sales. >> reporter: in those cases consumers have the right to sue for the difference between the sale price and the current price but past problems have many rethinking their black friday plans. >> no black friday deals for me. >> reporter: now, we asked best buy if it would honor oversold deals this year and it said it won't be necessary because they have improved their technology. many analysts believe there will actually be fewer online glitches this year because those growing pains are starting to be fewer and for up. if you have a consumer problem, reach us at cbssf.com/consumerwatch. >> tv in hand worth 2 on the internet. >> exactly. >> thank you. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holi
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
. dora the explorer guitar is one of the most unsafe toys to buy this holiday season. the u.s. public interest research group put the guitars in its annual report because it's too loud. it tested slightly above the limit hearing experts recommend compared to years past. lead and other toxins were less of a concern. instead, much of the focus is on small magnet toys and jewelry. >> these magnets will go through pretty much anything. they go through my finger, through bone, they'll go through muscle, through soft tissue. and that's part of what makes them so dangerous. >> ingestion of the high- powered magnets resulted in an estimated 1700 emergency room visits between 2009 and 2011. you can see the complete trouble in toyland list on our website, cbssf.com and just click on the story. >>> word of warning as you check off your holiday shopping list. retailers are tracking what you take back and for those serial returners, they are on to you. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains how stores know who you are. >>> reporter: when you make a return this holiday season, you may ha
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Nov 28, 2012 1:35am PST
those were the talking points u.s. intelligence gave her. >> we're going to get to the bottom of thchl we have to have a system we trust. >> senator john mccain said he remains troubled with what she said and what she did not say. she needs the support if chosen to become the next sex tear of state. >>> breaking news of the a san francisco. a fire tore through a home on capitol avenue. fires got it under control. >>> how can you be in two places at the same time? the politician in the hot seat over an expense report. >>> it's an episode he wants to forget. how an actor two,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, puzzle that left even einstn stumped. how to be in two places at once. well, accorg to his expense reports, he's n once. >>> a bay-area politician may have solved and age-old puzzle, how to be in two places at the same time. according to his expense reports, he managed it more than once. >>reporter: george has been an advocate for -- >>reporter: rich robinson advised stepped down. >> this is a repeated violation. once that occurs, there's no geanigea -- geanie in a bottle. >>reporter: he's being inves
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
valley, don ford cbs 5. >>> coming up in our next half hour, top u.s. intelligence grilled over the deadly attack in libya. >> if you want to know who is responsible in this town, buy yourself a mirror! >> on capitol hill, the charges against the obama administration. >>> wounded veterans killed after a train crashes into their parade float. the latest on this developing story. >>> and the permits approved, the construction is under way. why neighbors are fighting so hard tonight to drive 7-eleven away. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, happened during a deadly atk on americans in libya. lawmakers get a look at secy camera >>> now at 6:30, a clearer picture of what happened during the deadly attack on americans in libya. lawmakers get a look at security camera have you i don't that shows the attack in -- video that shows the attack in realtime on the acompound in benghazi and congress is demanding answers about what happened there. as tara mergener tells us, former cia director david petraeus has his say tomorrow. tara. >> reporter: well, dana, yes, congress is looking for answers about the s
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. yesterday she met with three of her strongest senate critics including arizona republican john mccain. rice first said the attack had grown out of a spontaneous protest. she said those were the talking points that "u.s. intelligence" had given her. >> we are going to get to the bottom of this. we have to have a system we can trust. if you don't know what happened, just say you don't know what happened. >> senator mccain said he is still troubled about what rice said and what she did not say. rice would need the senate's support if president obama nominates her to become the next secretary of state. >>> time now 6:11. speeding things up at sfo. the new plan to deal with all those delays. >> how does this happen? the security breach caught on camera just feet from a runway. >> plus, a driver's incredible bravery on a burning school bus. the risky move that saved a child' life. ,,,,,,,, when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit ch
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Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
mentioned as possible candidates. >>> 5:07. the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya will be the focus as susan rice holds meetings with key lawmakers. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations has been criticized by some republicans for comments she made shortly after those attacks. at the time, she said at tax stemmed from a protest against an anti-islam video. rice is considered a possible nominee to replace the outgoing hillary clinton as the secretary of state. >>> meanwhile, lawmakers on capitol hill are jockeying for position right now in efforts to fix the federal budget and avoid the dreaded "fiscal cliff." if they don't reach a deal by the end of the year, tax hikes and across the board budget cuts will automatically kick in. susan mcginnis has more on today's efforts to get democrats and republicans a little closer together. >>> reporter: president obama will begin a media blitz this week highlighting his efforts to steer clear of the "fiscal cliff." he will first meet with small business owners at the white house today. at the other end of pennsylvania avenue,
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
vote. >> reporter: according to census figures latinos make up about 17% of the u.s. population. 37% in california. the bay area is about 22% latino. >> last night, president obama earned much more of the hispanic vote than did mitt romney. >> why do you that is? >> at the end of the day, i think republicans need to do a better job laying out that the key to economic opportunity is economic growth and is jobs. >> reporter: ted cruz is a republican. the new u.s. senator-elect from texas. he believes his party needs to start reaching out to latinos starting with immigration reform that includes paths to citizenship. he also believes it's time for a change in tone. >> the values in the hispanic community are fundamentally conservative. but you have to have candidates that connect with that community in a real genuine way and this communicates that the values between the candidate and the community are one and the same. >> reporter: how much growing influence do latino voters have? the especially is glaring in the key swing states of florida, colorado and nevada where registered hispani
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Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
colors. >>> turns out there is something that impresses u.s. olympic gymnast michaela barone meeting the president. the white house released this photo taken thursday. she won the individual silver medal and was caught with that infamous express that went viral. after meeting with the president, she tweeted did i just do that not impressed face with the president? you better believe it. >> can you do that face? >> hm. [ laughter ] >> pretty good. >> would that be satan? maybe not. >>> 5:56. next half hour, it may be the earliest black friday in lines we have ever seen. >> the hot item that has these people camping out in the cold five days early. >> and the toxic fallout from the chevron refinery fire. the new warning about cancer- causing chemicals in some of the nearby neighborhoods. >> and san jose police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who killed a man and left an officer injured. more on that crime spree and a reward being offered. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fan
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Nov 4, 2012 7:30am PST
u.s. stood up. >> superstar sandy and the presidential campaign. two very different takes on how it may influence the election. >> and we got loose guys out the door right now. record highs in the next couple days, and then rain and clouds by the end of the week. what's up with the weather. we will tell you coming up next. >> welcome back to eyewitness news this morning. it is a clock, november 4th. i hope you've registered your path. i did and worried about all night long. >> i'm so much here. >> we have a lot to talk about. we'll talk more about prop 32. we had a lively discussion during the last half hour. we'll hear the other side of the story coming up. the very confusing proposition, one of many on the ballot. election day coming up on tuesday. >> we will also talk about hurricane sandy with former mayor brown and the impact it may have. >> let's start with a developing story affecting grocery stores all over northern california. >> we are talking about the strike under the really super market chain which has 128 stores in northern california and nevada. >> contract talks with
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
us feel that way. >> reporter: romo is a u.s.- born mexican-american with farm worker parents raised in brawley california near the mexican border one of the smallest players with one of the biggest arms also known as a prankster. in 2010, he wore what looked like an iconic beatles t-shirt with the words, the beaners instead. his message to tens of thousands of fans yesterday, echoed his t-shirt message. >> there's one thing that i have noticed about my team is we are a great example of this city. look at the diversity of personalities where we're all coming from the different faces from different places, the different folks and different strokes. >> reporter: although not everyone agrees with him. do you think he should have made that statement at that time in that place? >> probably not. definitely --he wanted attention. obviously he definitely got it. >> reporter: that's for sure. the southern california company which made the t-shirts is being asked to print more. and it's exploding on social media. >> i heard it on twitter. i follow him on twitter and i thought it was pre
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
program is retired but the u.s. continues to make history in space travel. captain scott kelly will be on the international space station for a year. that would be the longest mission ever for a united states astronaut. the current record is 215 days. he is expected to go to space in 2015. his twin brother retired shuttle commander mark kelly brother-in-law of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >>> michelle, don't take this personally. i know you won't. >> let's hear it. >> apparently i can find a parked car faster than you. a study looked at hundreds of shoppers searching for cars at a crowded shopping center. men were more successful in finding cars first because women look for landmarks associated with the cars. guys actually calculate the number of feet to the home depot. >> i like to find out who these researchers are. >> i bet you would. >> i would. >> i think they're all guys. >> time now 6:53. one last look at your weather and that big storm headed our way. that's coming up. >> and a special delivery. she just couldn't wait. meet the little girl who made a big entrance at a
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Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
status. palestinians celebrated yesterday following the 139 to 9 vote. the u.s. was among the small minority. secretary of state hillary clinton called the vote unfortunate and counterproductive for palestine's ultimate goal of statehood. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu called the vote meaningless saying it won't change anything on the ground. >>> president obama hopes to generate support for his plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff" at a pennsylvania toy factory today. on capitol hill, treasury secretary timothy geithner pitched the president's plan to house and senate leaders yesterday. it includes $1.6 trillion in new tax revenue and $400 billion in cuts to entitlement programs. but it doesn't look like geithner's visit did much to bring republicans and democrats any closer to agreement. >> the democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts. >> we are waiting for something specific from republicans to show they are serious on negotiations. >> if a compromise is not reached by year's end, automatic tax hikes and across- the-board budget cuts would take effect.
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. delays at sfo because of low clouds this morning on arriving flights of an hour. around the u.s. you will see about 81 degrees in houston, 73 in denver, 43 windy and rain into new york. temperatures around the bay area in the 60s and the 70s. the next couple of days we drop those numbers off again. thursday and friday look like they could be occasionally wet. dry warmer weather returns for the weekend. elizabeth? >> thank you. what a mess in the east bay. avoid the caldecott tunnel. eastbound 24 is closed between the wilder exit and orinda. it's because of a multi-vehicle crash and a big rig trailer overturned. so again closed just in the eastbound lanes. the trailer is apparently blocking all lanes. freeway. it's right now at a standstill. unfortunately, westbound is really backing up, as well. jammed up beyond saint stevens drive and growing. so as far as alternates go, eastbound 80, highway 4, bart is probably going to be your best bet because both directions coming into and out of the caldecott tunnel are being impacted. not sure if it was a foggy commute across that stretch but
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
have gone after rice for her statements made after the attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi. five days after the violence that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, she attributed it to outrage in the arab world over an anti-muslim video and not an act of terrorism. >> but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to besmirch her reputation... is outrageous! >> reporter: senator mccain has vowed to block rice's nomination should the president choose her to replace secretary of state hillary clinton. mccain and graham are also calling for a special watergate- style investigation into the benghazi attack. >> we want to probe everybody involved all the way up to and including the president of the united states. >> this is about the role she played around four dead americans when it seems to be that the story coming out of the administration and she is the point person is so disconnected to reality, i don't trust her. >> reporter: in an
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
. back to you. >> thank you. >>> following in the footsteps of online retailers, the cash- strapped u.s. postal service will be testing out same-day delivery this holiday season and it's going to happen right here in the bay area. the usps will partner with retailers and begin offering the service in san francisco next month. if things run smoothly, it will expand the program to other cities like new york, chicago and next year boston. >>> there's no substitute for sitting around a table with the family and friends this holiday season. but if you can't, cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts shows us a high-tech way to connect up to a dozen people at a time. >>> reporter: it sounds like a slot machine. but it's actually a video chat service. [ dingdong ] >> reporter: that's the sound of someone joining a call on oovoo. the company boasts it can connect up to a dozen people at once. two more than skype and google hangout which both set their limit at 10. >> it's a fun form of communication. so unlike facebook which lets you stay in touch with what your friends did, now you can take you
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
tel aviv israel today. some u.s. leaders call it an act of terrorism. this comes as hope of the cease- fire between israel and hamas militants in the gaza strip is dwindling. hamas has launched more than 200 rockets in the last 24 hours and overnight israeli forces attacked more targets in gaza. charlie d'agata had a very close encounter with one of those strikes and he reports from gaza this morning. >> reporter: just after 2 a.m., there's this massive blast just outside the hotel that blew in the windows of my room. i ran into the halls to make sure that our colleagues were okay. nobody was injured inside that hotel. unlike the more than 100 people who have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded in this conflict. this is what it looked and sounded like when an israeli air strike pummeled an area just a block away from where we were staying. the force of the blast blew in the windows of the building. journalists inside scrambled for cover. nowhere is considered safe in gaza city. it was one of a number of attacks that struck an area where a lot of foreign journalists are stayi
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
, petraeus has been scheduled to testify this week on capitol hill about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. acting director mike morell will testify instead. some lawmakers say they still need to hear from petraeus. >> from my point of view, it is absolutely essential he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> the fbi uncovered his extramarital affair after a second women, jill kelly, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelly and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there is no evidence of romantic involvement between kelly and petraeus. if petraeus had committed the affair before his retirement from the military, he may have been subject to prosecution for adultery under the code of military justice. reporting live in washington, i'm randall pinkston, back to you. >> randall, thank you. >>> for the management meltdown is expanding at the bbc after the network wrongly accused a former politician of sexually abusing children. two more top bosses stepped down today. the ceo resigned over the weekend after th
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
career of one o of the biggest names in the u.s. military. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head o of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned it over to the department of nefs investigator -- defense investigators. it centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. that woman who sparked the investigation that led to petreaus' resignation from the head of the cia. >> my sister is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: she first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. they were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. she was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. investigators searched broadwell's home. they didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes boxes and a computer. general allen is in washington dc on his new job for head of
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
conclusions. >> general allen's nomination could be the next leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination is on hold as a prudent measure until we determine the facts. >> reporter: the white house still trusts general allen. general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. the president holds a news conference this afternoon at 1:0 eastern time. he is expected to face some hard questions. and this is his first news conference of his second term. first one he held in 8 months. doesn't want to face this one. those are the tough questions about what when he got wind of this scandal and what's next fortunate security team. >> is there a replacement? >> we don't have confirmation. this is a tough time had the white house had with uncertainly events on afghanistan and now the leader of that command is distracted and now there's no acting cia director so the president will be facing a lot of questions. >> sounds like it. live in washington, thank you, susan. >> all the lines in the tangled
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Nov 25, 2012 7:30am PST
and it all starts at 8:30. >>> he was penny less after coming to the u.s. for a better life after escaping germany and now wants to give back. >> the man's story of survival and legacy he wants to leave behind. >> please join me in welcoming roth lewis. >> he's giving dominican university its largest gift in history. >> i was looking for a place to put the money i gathered over the years. >>reporter: he's donating $8.5 million to transform it into a state of the art health science complex for nursing and occupational therapy, a gift from a grateful heart. >> i'm returning to america what america's given to me. >>reporter: a native of germany was 50 when he says they threw his father into a concentration camp for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were very depressed and sad that the germany which we loved was turning against us. >>reporter: the family fled to camps and scraped by after japan invaded china. >> we did whatever we could do to make a living. >>reporter: after nearly a decade he boarded a ship to the u.s. with a heart of hope.
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
hearing scheduled with the u.s. bankruptcy court on monday. once granted the process of closing stores will go quickly and its products will become a distant memory. most of these workers say there are other bakeries and that they are confident they can find other jobs but at this point hope is all they have and a union that tells them that they will take care of them. live in oakland, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. >> president obama sitting down with congressional leaders today. mr. obama urged lawmakers to work together to keep taxes from going up for middle income americans. after the meeting, everyone seemed convinced they will find a solution. >> i believe that we can do this and avert the "fiscal cliff" that is right in front of us today. >> lawmakers have until the first of the year it come up with a budget plan. >>> -- to come up with a budget plan. >>> in a closed hearing on capitol hill, david petraeus testified about the terror attack in benghazi. cbs reporter danielle nottingham reports. >> re
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
in the u.s. and plan to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms. deputies arrested this man, 49- year-old jeffrey mcgann, and then evacuated the terminal. >> i'm an artist. it's an art project. i travel with numbers of them to give to friends, family, corporations, et cetera. >> the alameda county district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. mcgann tells us this is the first time he has run into any trouble for wearing his art in an airport. >> you have to think that's going to raise eyebrows. >>> there's a water break. we launched chopper 5. various lanes blocked are blocked. it's a huge sinkhole in the ground at west 10th and cutter. this is a residential area so crews are doing repairs and shut off water service in the area. so
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Nov 22, 2012 1:35am PST
. >> reporter: just this year, the u.s. has given over $3 billion to them. >> america is investing and maintaining the peace in the region and also the american interests in the region. >> reporter: now, the u.s. has given money, albeit much less, about $200 million to the palestinians, but that money only goes to the palestinian authority in the west bank and not to gaza. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> also in the news tonight, a manhole cover shot up out of the street in san francisco. smoke and sparks then shot out of the manhole on 11th and howard streets. it also happened just as the muni lines overhead started to arc. all this happening moments after crews responded to a traffic crash nearby. >>> one word about this next story. ,ew. an overflow of sewage and water. there was enough sewage to force a closure of the beach and a no swimming alert. >> we have a combined sewer system here, so we're collecting storm water and sewage in the same pipe. it only gets overwhelmed when you have a lot of rain. it's about 10% sewage. >> cleanup crews blocked off about a quarter mile stretch of the
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. and emotions are running high. the u.s. death toll has climbed to more than 80. the storm is blamed on 157 deaths total. it's unknown how many people are missing but searches are happening in several states. rising floodwaters have tens of thousands stranded in their homes. and 4.6 million homes and businesses are still without power. in new jersey, entire communities are unrecognizable. large areas of the coastline are in ruins with homes, piers and boardwalks wrecked. and now drivers are facing long lines for gas. this line wrapped around for miles as drivers waited hours to fill up at the few stations that still have both electricity and supplies. and it's a traffic nightmare in new york city. new york subways are providing limited service today and drivers trying to get into the city faced gridlock. cbs reporter vinita nair is in lower manhattan tonight. >> reporter: i'm here in lower manhattan standing in front of one of the many tunnels that remain flooded here in new york city. new yorkers are facing headaches when it comes to mass transit as well as power outages. con
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
palestinians can once again travel to egypt. egypt's president earned high praise from the u.s. for leading cease-fire negotiations. but now he is facing a backlash from his own people for trying to expand his powers. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: the egyptian president's spokesman announced on television that the president and his parliament would be exempt from legal challenges until a new constitution is written. egyptians took to the streets in protest. police fired tear gas near cairo's tahrir square, the heart of the 2011 uprising that toppled hosni mubarak. now thousands of demonstrators are calling for morsi to step down. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> one person is dead six others injured after a violent rollover crash on highway 101 this morning. as cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington shows us, an suv filled with six family members slammed right into the back of a chp cruiser. >> when we come to a scene like this it's a tragedy that it's a family that has lost a loved one and just giving thanks yesterday for everything that we have. >> reporter: a san bru
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